- Original title
- Running time
- 146 min.
- United Kingdom
Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson (Novel: Stephen King)
Rachel Elkind, Wendy Carlos
Co-production United Kingdom-United States; Hawk Films / Peregrine / Warner Bros / Producers Circle. Distributed by Warner Bros.
Horror | Supernatural. Haunted Houses. Ghosts. Psychological Drama. Cult Movie
- Movie Groups
Stephen King Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Writer Jack Torrance takes a job as a winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel in the remote Colorado mountains. He moves in, along with his wife Wendy and son Danny, in the hope that the isolation will cure his writer’s block. But as the weather isolates them, Jack descends into madness. And then apparitions from the hotel’s past appear, imploring Jack to kill his family.
1980: Saturn Awards: Best Sup. Actor (Crothers). Nominated for Horror Film, Director & Music
: 2 Nominations for Razzie Awards: Worst Director and Actress (Shelley Duvall)
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